~ You Died Last Night — Part 5 ||
Whatever Happened to the Human Race?
Joe continues his story of his encounter with the alien, Tony. In this part of the story, the two of them continue on with the tour of inspection — over New York, and then across the ocean to Europe and Russia. They see a puzzling mix of good and bad things about mankind. On the one hand, people are full of vitality, enjoying life. But on the other hand, people can be full of cruelty, taking life.
Man’s Cruelty to Man Seals our Fate
They observe, and all the while, Tony records it as a movie for scientific analysis — the joy of celebration alongside the fear and cruelty of the Cold War. Suddenly, an event occurs that prompts Tony to take corrective measures without hesitation. He takes immediate action.
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It looks like Russia has to take the blame for Tony’s drastic action. The story obviously has an American bias, but even so, it shows how all of us, no matter which country we are from, are all tied together. We affect one another — and when it comes to nuclear way, that is so true.
Joe tells everyone, “You and you and you and you…you died last night,” and yet they are all alive listening to Joe’s story. Before our next episode, try to imagine what happens that allows them all to live to hear this amazing tale. If you’ve got an idea, please share it in the comments below.